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PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
PPT. about belly dance
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PPT. about belly dance

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  • 1. BELLY DANCE
    By: Carolina Jiménez G.
  • 2. BELLY DANCE…
    This dance is a Western term for traditional Middle Eastern dance styles.
    Is a misnomer as all parts of the body are involved in the dance, the most important are the hips.
  • 3. ORIGINS…
    Was originally danced by women for women, to demonstrate or ease childbirth.
  • 4. ORIGINS…
    Belly dance was originated in Northern Africa and was spread by Caravans to other parts of the Middle East
  • 5. ORIGINS…
    Another theory claims that belly dancing originated in Ancient Babylon introduce by Adnanite Arabs.
  • 6. COSTUME…
    The most associated with belly dance is the bedlah. This costume includes:
    • A fitted top or bra
    • 7. A fitted hip belt
    • 8. Skirt or harem pants
  • 9. STEPS AND TECHNIQUE…
    SHIMMY
    A shimmering vibration of the hips. This vibration is created by moving the knees. Shoulder shimmy is also an important element of belly dance.
  • 10. STEPS AND TECHNIQUE…
    SWINGING ARMS
    Important expressive means in belly dance and highlights the beauty and flexibility of the dancer.
  • 11. STEPS AND TECHNIQUE…
    Basic move. Helps alternate the weight on the legs and create impression of the swinging pelvis.
    HIP PUNCHES
  • 12. STEPS AND TECHNIQUE…
    Rotating movements of the chest forward, up, back and down, create the impression of riding a camel.
    UNDULATION
  • 13. VIDEO…
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YamDoDK71Ds
  • 14. THANKS!!!!

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